The Mount Gardens are granted Green Flag Award
Wyre Council is celebrating after receiving another esteemed Green Flag Award for The Mount Gardens in Fleetwood as the scheme celebrates 25 years as the international quality mark for parks.
The recently renovated Mount Pavilion and Grade II listed gardens joins Wyre’s other Green Flag status parks, including Poulton's Vicarage Park, Hawthorne Park and Wyre Estuary Country Park in Thornton and Fleetwood’s Memorial Park.
The Green Flag Awards scheme is run by leading environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy who also run the Blue Flag/Seaside Awards for beaches. They recognise well managed parks and quality open spaces which serve the local community.
This international award is a sign to the public that Wyre’s parks boasts the highest possible environmental standards, are beautifully maintained and have excellent visitor facilities.
The extensive restoration of The Mount Pavilion and gardens was funded through a generous personal donation of £1m from Mrs Doreen Lofthouse and the £2m grant by The National Lottery Heritage Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund and was completed this year.